Lot 229: CARLYLE, Thomas (1795-1881). History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick The Great. London: Chapman and Hall, [1858-65]. 6 volumes,  4to. Engraved frontispiece to each volume, maps (some folding). (Occasional light spotting and staining). Contemporary half calf with red/orange pebbled boards (lightly rubbed, with light wear). FIRST EDITION (with subsequent two volumes dated 1865). Provenance: Edward Purser (signature and inscription: " E Purser E I Railway Chief Engineer Office Allahabad". . Purser joined the staff of the East Indian Railway, then to India where he served for 4 years in Bengal as chief assistant engineer. (6)

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Description: CARLYLE, Thomas (1795-1881). History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick The Great. London: Chapman and Hall, [1858-65]. 6 volumes,  4to. Engraved frontispiece to each volume, maps (some folding). (Occasional light spotting and staining). Contemporary half calf with red/orange pebbled boards (lightly rubbed, with light wear). FIRST EDITION (with subsequent two volumes dated 1865). Provenance: Edward Purser (signature and inscription: " E Purser E I Railway Chief Engineer Office Allahabad". . Purser joined the staff of the East Indian Railway, then to India where he served for 4 years in Bengal as chief assistant engineer. (6)
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